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Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

Prescription Drugs

Bay Area Prescription Take Back Events Set For Saturday

Residents will be able to drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at locations throughout the Bay Area on Saturday as part of the sixth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

04/26/2013

Birth control pills. (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

California May Soon Allow Nurses To Prescribe Birth Control

The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives at primary care clinics.

08/23/2012

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Eric Dane Enters Rehab

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Eric Dane Enters Rehab

San Francisco born, Eric Dane recently entered a rehab facility to get treatment for addiction to prescription painkillers but is expected to go back to work soon…

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

Prescription Drugs

HealthWatch: Smart Bottle Helps Patients Remember Prescriptions

New technology promises to help patients remember to take their prescription drugs and will warn patients, doctors, even caretakers if doses are missed.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

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Bay Area Police Join To Collect Unused Prescription Drugs

Americans everywhere have been asked to carve out some time this weekend to clean out their medicine cabinets. Bay Area police stations are standing by Saturday to accept unwanted prescription drugs. KCBS Janice Wright Reporting: […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/24/2010

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